The Wizards played without starting center Emeka Okafor again because of flu-like symptoms and guards Bradley Beal (ankle) and A.J.
Every now and then, Kevin Seraphin will show flashes of being a reliable center.
Wizards vs. Lakers
at Staples Center
TV: CSN, 10:30 p.m. ET
Season series: Lakers lead 1-0.
The Wizards lost another player in Emeka Okafor because of flu-like symptoms -- and Bradley Beal again -- but they still were able to beat the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on Wednesday.